Womens Land Army

Women's Land Army Hat Badge

Usually worn on the Land Army hat however can often be seen fastened to the jumper or blouse on original photographs.

This may have lugs on the rear of the badge or a brooch fitting.

The style of the King's crown on the New Recruit armband features heavily in WW1.  The armband issued as part of the Derby scheme also had this same style (on a khaki brassard) and it is also shown on the front of the "When I Join the Ranks" booklet. 

"When I Join the Ranks" a reprinted booklet available for just £2  

Q. What is the half diamond for?

A. Each half diamond represents six months good service.

Q. What are the WLA shoulder slips for.

A. They slip onto the epaulettes of the greatcoat only.